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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag has occurred near Atka in Alaska

Earthquake location 51.7169S, -175.2841WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 91 km SW of Atka, Alaska (57 miles). Global time and date of event 10/05/19 / 2019-05-10 03:31:53 / May 10, 2019 @ 3:31 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 55.6 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -175.2841° West, 51.7169° North, depth 55.6 km. The temblor was detected at 15:31:53 / 3:31 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ak0195z1ua5j. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0195z1ua5j.

There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 91 km SW of Atka, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -175.2841° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.7169° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 55.6 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 91km SW of Atka, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-05-10 03:31:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-05-16 17:24:21 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -720 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 121 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network ak The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ak, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.57 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ak0195z1ua5j Id of event.
Event Code 0195z1ua5j An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak0195z1ua5j, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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